Converting degrees to radians to exact

• November 25th 2011, 10:15 AM
David Green
Converting degrees to radians to exact
Could somebody please explain how to get from this to this?

pi/180 x 66 = 11/30 pi (exact)

Thanks

David
• November 25th 2011, 10:39 AM
Plato
Re: Converting degrees to radians to exact
Quote:

Originally Posted by David Green
Could somebody please explain how to get from this to this?
pi/180 x 66 = 11/30 pi (exact)

$\frac{66}{180}=\frac{6(11)}{6(30)}=\frac{\not6(11) }{\not6(30)}=\frac{11}{30}$